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Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut · Page 4

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•|.-NAtKiATll<.!K NKWS (CONN.), THURSDAY, ,IA!S. 2. lfl« l&aflp jfictos Publlihud Cvery Evening <X*cepl Sunday) by THK NAUGATUCK NEWS COHFORATION NAOGATUCK. CONN, ItUDOLPK M. HKNTVICK. President anS Puoll»h«r T«l*phnncn 222H anil 223R— AH DoonrtnirnU Unt<tred «• Kocund class rrmuor at the post oiftce ID NisuRRtuck, Conn. I month SUBSCRIPTION RATES Payabl* In Advance $1.00 1 Your .(12.00 The American Ncwanapor Publisher* Tho N, K. Dally NoWBpnpor Pub. A»»'i Tb« Ooan, Nowapnpor Publsben AM'I JANUAKY i, JO til Ike For President s spurt at next Re- major indour utinji' iiNdiit I he publican and IK'Hiucratir pn candidates. While President Truman is the logical man to carry the Democratic liiiimer at the next election, he ini.yht refuse to run. Who the Republican nominee will IK- is anybody's ,^ne>s. Hall' a do'/en men are well out in fro'iit for tlio honor, including Xe\v York's Dewey, Minnesota's Stns^en and California's 'Warren. But the candidate amonj;' all of tlicm who catches the popular and the politicians' imagination is (ien. Dwiylit |). KiscnlioWL-r. The excitin,U' tiling about the general is that he never lias played partisan politics and so won Id be eligible I'or either party's ticket. The small matter of his own preference ha^ very little to do with it, If he should be drafted, and be elected, he'd find running the army and \viu- nin.i; a war was child's play compared with what he'd ,i;'ct into in Washington. And on .^-eiiend principles, a military man is not a i;-ood bet I'or the highest civilian office. The melhoils and reqtiire- inents are too dissimilar. War And Height Tall persons who find their beds too short have a ray of hope, for the future, •Standard bed sixes should be 18 inches instead of 74. says the N'atimial Association of Bedding Manufacturers, which is trying- to do something about it. The present sl.ainiaid dates back to Wor'd War I, when tfie average height was ; 'i7 inches, || is now liS, ami the number ol si.v-fori(crs has nearly doubled, Kvidently the first world war did not cause a serious drain on the country's manhood, if despite it, the average height increased. The Napoleonic wars arc supposed lo have left the average J'YeiiHiman an inch shorter than his pre- decesMir before the wars started, Kven this war, with its far heavier loss (if life, has not had serious effects on American youth. The compiered I'luropean countries mils!, lull a different tale, with,starvation lo augment the toll of battle. The war must have stunted the human resources of ail Kin-opt'. Junior When does a man cease ti> be "illlti- ior":' John I), Rockefeller, Jr., recently offered H»H,,")l)l),l)IM) to the I 'nited^Xations I'or use in a Xew York city sile. Me i.s 7'2, and liis father has been dead nine vears. The younger Rockefeller is an unusually generous and public-spirited man, far more praiseworthy ami useful than his fortnnc-.n-athcrin.:;- father. Though filial piety may move him to keep (he "Junior", there is no reason for others to follow him. President McKinley was known as William. McKinley, Jr., down to his election to the presidency. After that he dropped the addition. Those rcfcrrinir to Rockefeller rni^hi reco^ni/e that there comes a time in the lives of all men whei, a man should stand on his own name. Costly Newspaper When a newspaper is burnt by the common hangman, the editor may regard it merely as helpful advertisement: but. when he himself ,^-oes to jail, that's dif- forcnl. When both of these tliin.n's happened to John Peter Zen^'er, New York editor, in 17.'.'4, he protested, and a famous trial established that the jrovenior of Xew York had no riyht to interfere with the freedom of the press. The case has become a landmark in the history of free publication. The /Sender case is recalled by the sale of (he library of I'Ved W. Allsopp, a I-it lie Rock, Ark,, newspaper publisher. The offending issues of Xen^er's "Xe.w York Weekly Journal" fetched $4,400 at public auction. 'If 2en,yer >ven- recalled to life ,he would fi'nd many things in tin- world to astonish him, bti't none more that that his modest newspaper has become on of the world's treasures. Do You Remember? One Year Affo Lieut. <J. K.) John C. Donovan, USNR, returned to duty nftcr spcuf.;ng a 30-dfiy itnvc at the home of his mother, Mrs. Myrtle Donovan, 202 Maple street. o—O—o A Now Year's-bnby, u son, waa born to Mr. and Mrs. Andruw Nolun ot Ciicriy street, o—O—o 20 Years Ago o—o—o H, C. J.'ickson of Hillside avenue returned from a business trip to Trenton, N. J. . o—O—o Mrs. J;unes J. Hackctt of Cherry street visited friends In New York city over New Year's, o--O—o 30 Years Ago Dr. H, H. Gorton took up his new duties as Judge of Probiite. o—O—o Miss Miiry Briinnig.in returned to New York city after a visit with her motncr, Mrs, Jam*;? Bran- nlf;!'n of Cherry street. WALTER WIKGHELL Coast-To-Coast • (Copyright,liMft. by Th«:H«»r*t Corporation) . '-AND AFTER YOU; MY DEAR MISS SONG FOB. ;47 Now it-is time to puVold dreams away" • , . ; And lose the shining 'vision of the . past ... . No one can take the road to yesterday, ••'•;, Mo one can hope that olden sonfi-3 will-last .... . . • ' ' Yes, there was moonlight'on nn eerie hill, ,.'03,• there were streets that held a misty lure, But it is done—the jjolden bolls iVe who were wise, are shaken and unsure, '•••-. Yot who can {jausc wh;it' lies beyond the bend? . .... 'here mayc be love nnd' faith and contain grace ... . , . '•; Memo ; from the American B'cu»t- •ingMieWBro'om, Radio -City: "Over i,0,00 ( cans In first hour from every State,'.'.TJ'hpse were the ones able to get throug-h!" ''"Miami, .Flu.': Tluuvks from the bottom .of my 'heart fur aid on .blood plea. Husband- doing butter, Mrs. Rudy Kovarik." From page 03 of "Religio .Journalistic^,." by Christopher Morlcy: "For, the world Is fascinating and painful . beyond . human power of testimony... .The best of every life la 'unprintable. If Vone were suddenly given five minutes warning Before sudden death, (Ivc minutes to say what it had .ill meant to us every telephone; booth would be occupied by people trying- to call up other people'- to stammer Around The Clock When Kii^-land changed New Year's Day from March 2~i to Jaiinar-y .1 in 1732 and adopted the Gregorian calendar, thousands of Knglislimen suffered a prolonged "lost weekend''-—and it wasn't caused by an excess of holiday conviviality. . . . According .to the, Encyclopedia There may be beauty, constant ] that they loved thorn." a.s a fi'iend, ,'hcre may be lamplight, liauntinpr face ... on Give me.your hand ahead Is Ktccp, lnt we mny ha.ve a lovely to keep! Tck'KTJuii: "God MCHH Amcrica- i It is as great as the .response of so many, willing to help another Tlu> 1UU amply proved! S. M. Bildcrback." —Don Wahn Brit; anniea, the change (ho made it necessary to wipe out .11 days of the year, which was done by declaring 1 that tliu day after September 2 waa September 14, no! Septum ber ;>. Tills, brought LJngland into 'step with the Catholic- countries, which had adopted the Gregorian calendar in 1582, . . , Incidentally, George Washington' was born on February 22 (old style February 11)" according- to the Kncyclopedi.-i . try** : Some of Us were discussing- Mrs, FDR's plan to press for admitting 200,000 displaced persons. "Oh." argued a bigot, "there's not enough room in America.." Year's Thawt*: Anotlmv -Thcrc'd be plenty of room," said birthday for the world reminds |j,' n American, "if \vc sent all our you in has •• outlived, ovci-y tyrant | pro-Nazis to Germany." •vho ever thought he could destroy —"Butterfly McQueen tak«H over feminine lead in Mutual's coast-, 'ifc makes It a better world , . . I t o-const progrnm Harlem Hos- ,-Icrc's hopinff the New Year lives .pttality Club' heard daily 0:30 to up to your hopes—and you live up U. Y_our col'm mention of Dec. to your ideals . . . It will be a 130 about this talented actress 'nupplci New Year, if we give each seeking a job responsible. Thought olhor the happiness we expect to '-ou would like to know.—F 1 , Zuzulo, e&t , , • Here's wishing the United |4utual -Network." States a Happy New Year and the | • . ——United Nations a Happy New York. Here's hoping- the Now Year you a .bcUcl_JtCe._9.n.d your Sigu In a: niidtown repair shop: 'We fix everything but football ramcs!" '. , A full time four year scholarship in memory of Georg-e H. O'Connor, '16, has, been established at Georgetown University by Jesse H. Jones, Houston, Texas—banker, philanthropist and former chairman of the R. F. C. Mr. O'Connor, a prominent Washington attorney, whose genial personality and after-dinner ballads endeared him to the Nation's great figures for many years, passed away last September. The award, to begin with the 1947 Fall term, has been made through Houston Endowment, Inc., a foundation established by Mr. and Mrs. Jones to carry out their philanthropic activities. Director Peter Godfrey s«,vs he overheard this: .An ambitious film 'Ctrcss was grousing to 1 a fading- star about her contract. "It irks me," she said, "to think I set. only $50,000 a picture." "Nice irk if'you can get it," waj-- he acid a-nsu'cr. The ib^ut Russians may disarmament, Slinson, but so far wasted any metal ihar'g-e. buttons. . be talking -observes J. they havon't making dis- Missed Mrs. Henrietta Peekur from her usual spot in Murphy's Tuesday. . . . hope the holiday has afforded her a eluince (o discourage that cold. And spoakiny of Murphy's, when Henrietta isn't around it sort of cramps Joe Smith 's chances on table hearts of celerv. getting those delee- A member of The News staJ'f just learned she #ofl out of Maine in the nick ot' time. . . eight inches of snow fell overnight during- the past weekend in her home town. It was noted during the recent holiday that the street department in that Maine city, and it is a city, doesn't seem to care about its citizens' welfare as far as; sandiny sidewalks and roads are conct-rned. Couldn't holp thinking what a. swell job Harold Murtha and his crew do around the borouyh. A WHX IK Born: When Luther \d)er lot "A Flag- Is Born" (to ill a . contract in a Bpr: Hecht novle) he learned his replacement 'J&cob Ben-Ami) couldn'i. 'do so 'or three days. That meant the :ast would have to adujst. itself •.o an understudy until Ben-Ami could mnkc it. So Luther wired Hecht (author of the pro-Palestine play) rcquost- ,is pormish to .st.iv in the show njther halt week. Hecht replied: 'Leave :u once. The Jews have suffered so long,'Let-the oast sul- er a li'.tle." You've Met Them: A( «he Stork •i well-known. big--hoDdcd couple lad reached the stiletto stage. "You're selfish; that's your trou- ile." 1 she knifed. "Why, honey." ,he protested, "I '.hink of you all the time." "Sure," she snapped, "that's SO easy!" "ChandJer .Arizona: Dear Walter." passionately telegraphs Ely Culbcrtson, author of "Bridpe to Peace," "I am fretting" married this veek at Sun Marcos Hotel here to | i Vussar beauty and intellectual, rradua/ted June. She dedicated her life..to ..world peace, Romance lorn at ChicaRO Peace Rally where ' was a speaker and .srtc a. dele- rate for-Students Comm foi-"U. N. Plcrorm. Holding scoop for you as you nice to me lonpr time—Ely." Fine scoop. What's her name? Didden yez ever hear in the newspaper- biz, to be a reporter, you TOtta know the six Ws? Who, What; Where, When Whv ind Walter. ' "'One of Damon'-i pal* thought If he had. retired he might hav;e lived a few years .more. "When a newspaperman like Runyon retires." said a copy-dcskcr, "he lives a few yearn less." The Kttiiyon wln^ (for Cancer Research) will also be for child victims . because one of Damon's doctors . just told me: "That was nearest his heart—children—and he once said he wished he could build a wing for them." It will please you all to know the donatiorw arc a.valanchins- in J'rom everywhere. Give to Save a Life. Perhaps YOURS; '. :The human' eye weighs about 2 1-2 grams at birth and about 7 ;rama at maturity. Youth Guidance Group Honors Supt. Chittenden Youth Guidance committee, .-^aid Che honor was bestowed on Mr. Chittendon, because of the superintendent's helpfulness and cooperation in the move to institute a Junior Police corps in local grammar schools. Members of the committee in addition to Chairman Stokes arc: The Youth Guidance committee (George FrocWich. William Ker- of bhe local Aerie of Eagles unani-! ™ml>s. William Kelly. John Sbel- mously elected Supt. of Schools Harold E. Chittendcn honorary chairman of the Naucratuck Junior Police Corps <)t a meeting of the Thc hoj-K, -16-year-old John M. Connover and 17-yca.r-ofd Charlce R. Williams, arc accused of breaking into two nilinp - stations in Kockville nnd taking- $50. committee recently club rooms. 'William Stokes, chairman in the Eagles' of the don and Anthony Farrar. TWO HELD RocUvillc. Jan. 2— (U Pi— Two East Hartford youths arc held for Superior court, charged with larceny and breaking and entering. CARRIK JACOBS BOND P.ublic memorial services will be held at thc'Fovcsl.-'.'Lawh cemetery in LOB ' Angeles next Saturday for one of Am erica's-beloved compo^ ers.. Mrs.-" Carrie Jacobs Bond. Mrs: Bond died over-the week-end at the :i,7c of 84. She will be buried in the Forest .'Lawn Mcmoiial Court ot Honor, and at the -final rites two i of Mrs. Bond's hcsi known melodies ! will be sung, "I Love You Truly" j and "A Perfect Day," '"' [ G o(£ond\ Store STORE HOURS ._ 9:30 A. M. TO 5:45 P. M, WatcrbunjsLf Dependable CLEARANCE of SPORTSWEAR The Rev, William R. Frendberg, pastor of the Salem Lutheran church, and his two adorable and well-mannered yoimg-sters, were out for a walk in the snow one night recently. It could have been a hoax about the walk in the snow, for the children led their Daddy right into a candy store. Tlit- Pamter family, Bill, Flo and sons, K'ieliard and Paul, loft l»«# and hag'yayc yesterday nieniin'y for Washington, D. (',, where Bill will ho secretary to Con- loet James T. Patterson. A van arrived Tuesday morning to take the household effects.''Flo wan" all praise for the drivers, who moved the furniture in record time without fuss. The J. Rudolph Andersons now take over the homestead at 34 Pleasant ave- .nue . . . They've had nerve-racking experience for more than a year trying to renV buy or build a home. How do you feel today? Hope everything went fine over the holiday. . , And may we reiterate the thought we expressed Tuesday—that your New Year will be a happy and prosperous one. Love tetter Dept: The followinif editorial in the Miami Daily Neivs is the first one (we ever saw) in •in opposition gazette that didn't •:all us n nawtee, nawtee boy Hev Mom! Looka! . "A n-ational nroadcasf appeal by Walter Winchell last night for * ilood donation to save a stricken Dcarhoi-n, Mich., man in a Miami lospital offers this community a Icsson^and the nation frcjh evidence for the superior Hooper r*t ins: of Winchcll ... For him, the jvcmvhelmin e - response to his appeal must have provided both humane and professional satisfaction ! "Not only was a donor at the i hospital here within a f ew min .\ •J'tcs-to he followed' by an esti-' 1 mated SOO more—but radio stations, hospitals and air linc-s from coast to coast were swamped with sympathetic applicants. Here's an orchid, Walter: Thank you very muc.h. But if it weren't for the a]art and h'u- mine .city desk at the Miami Herald, we wouldn't have been able to share in one of the most ex siting assignments in our.26,.vaars on the papers. /'•;.;;^/' •• ; v- f.jyjj- All Wool Skirts A varit'tv of plaids, checks, and solid colors. 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